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9 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Woodard named Georgia SolicitorGeneral of the Year

Stephanie Woodard, Solicitor-General for Hall County, was named 'Solicitor-General of the Year for 2014' this week at the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia Summer Conference at Jekyll Island.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA

18 hrs ago | Hotel Business

$20M Holiday Inn Reno on Jekyll Island Adds F&B

Currently in the middle of a $20-million renovation, the Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island launched phase two of construction with three new food and beverage concepts: a signature restaurant, Beach House; The Rusty Anchor Bar and Grille; and a Starbucks.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA

23 hrs ago | Brunswick News

Lions Club sets eye on children

For years, Lions Club International has served as "knights for the blind." Inspired by Helen Keller and assisting low income people worldwide with vision problems in many ways, from collecting used eyeglasses to ship overseas to providing hospitals and clinics in needy countries with vision-related equipment, Lions Clubs nationwide have played an ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Simons, GA, Brunswick, GA, Darien, GA, McIntosh County, GA, Jekyll Island, GA, St. Simons Island, GA, Medicine, Nursing

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Brunswick News

GDOT deal to beautify state roads

The Georgia Department of Transportation has contracted with Glynn County for the care of more than 22 miles of state roads in the county.

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American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE $700 Billion Mistake

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Many of us grew up listening to the preamble to the radio and television show, "The Shadow."

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Related Topix: St. Simons Island, GA, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

Cobb School Buses Reduce Pollution

The Cobb County School District's Transportation Department has earned an award for reducing the amount of pollution its school buses generate.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA

Brunswick News

School board unveils AP exam results

First the good news: more students at Glynn County's two public high schools took Advanced Placement courses this past school year.

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Brunswick News

Planning assemblies geared to get community involved

City of Brunswick Community Development Service Manager Monica Hardin leads a workshop Tuesday for citizens interested in Neighborhood Planning Assemblies at Old City Hall on Newcastle Street.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Jekyll Island Authority OKs 'high-energy' restaurant for former site of Fins

Michelle and George Stewart were picked to run the former Fins restaurant and will drop much of the heavy deep-fried dishes in favor of lighter Mexican cuisine.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Jekyll Island, GA, Mexican Cuisine, St. Simons Island, GA

WTVC

Jekyll Island OKs sharpshooters for thinning deer

The governing board for Jekyll Island has approved using government sharpshooters to thin the deer population on the island state park.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA

News 4 Jax

Police seek Glynn County bank robber

Police are searching for a man who they say robbed the Ameris Bank located at 5340 New Jesup Highway around 11:30 a.m. Monday in Glynn County.

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SavannahNow

DA Senior Investigator Ricky Becker named 2014 Investigator of the Year

Chatham County District Attorney Senior Investigator Ricky Becker yesterday was presented with the 2014 Investigator of the Year Award by the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia at the annual Summer Conference at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on Jekyll Island.

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Related Topix: Chatham County, GA, Jekyll Island, GA

Boxoffice

MPAA Names Joanna McIntosh Executive Vice President for Global Policy and External Affairs

Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. announced today that Joanna McIntosh has joined the association as Executive Vice President for Global Policy and External Affairs.

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Related Topix: Sea Island, GA

Brunswick News

Author realizes dream of publishing

Joan Scarborough holds her book "The Pie That Made a Difference" and a "finger friend" she makes to give to children.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, GA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Siris

Fortnightly Book, July 20

The next fortnightly book is Eugenia Price, The Beloved Invader . Price was a notable radio scriptwriter; she had a major conversion in 1949 and as a result started writing for Unschackled! I hadn't realized that before I looked up additional background on Price, because I had very little prior knowledge of her, but it caught my eye: Unschackled! ... (more)

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Related Topix: Golden Age of Radio, St. Simons, GA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Former College of Coastal Georgia president has new building job

It's easy to see the results of Valerie Hepburn's work. It's in the impressive new and renovated buildings on the campus of College of Coastal Georgia.

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Related Topix: Georgia, St. Simons Island, GA

The Florida Times-Union

No-kill effort in Glynn County lacks key support from county commissioners

The no-kill movement is gaining momentum in Glynn County except with the people who can make it happen - the county commissioners.

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MyFoxAtlanta

Brunswick police chief suspended in training probe

Businessman David Perdue and Rep. Jack Kingston have plenty of criticisms for each other as they appeal for votes ahead of a Republican Senate primary runoff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brunswick, GA, Georgia

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Hall Co. schools receive EPD award

The Hall County School System was recognized by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division with the Georgia Diesel Emissions Reduction Green Award.

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Related Topix: Jekyll Island, GA

FansShare

Ed Westwick shows 'deeper side with Instagram post of 'life' rules

His script for life has made his female fans even more enamoured of him as he reveals a 'deeper, more reflective' side of his personality.

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Related Topix: Ed Westwick, Jekyll Island, GA

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